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About dbhole

I have been a member of the Java Group at Red Hat since mid-2008. I started off as an engineer and in late 2012, I switched to the dark side, a.k.a management :) I now manage all the members in the Java Group and some members from the QE team dedicated to JDK/component related QE.

IcedTea-Web 1.1.7, 1.2.2 and 1.3.1 [security releases] released!

A potential heap buffer overflow issue has been found and fixed in IcedTea-Web. It is recommended that all IcedTea-Web users update to this new version. We would like to thank Arthur Gerkis for reporting this issue. The fixed issue is: … Continue reading

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IcedTea-Web 1.3 released!

IcedTea-Web 1.3 is now released and available for download! This release is the first of what we hope will be regular releases based on time rather than features. It includes many bug fixes and new features. Some of the highlights … Continue reading

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IcedTea-Web 1.1.6 and 1.2.1 [security releases] released!

IcedTea-Web 1.1.6 and 1.2.1 have now been released. In addition to bug fixes, they include 2 security fixes and it is therefore recommended that everyone upgrade to this release. The security issues fixed are: RH840592, CVE-2012-3422: Use of uninitialized instance … Continue reading

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IcedTea-Web plug-in running on ARM

Thanks to great work by Chris Phillips and others, we now have a Zero based OpenJDK7 RPM building on Fedora ARM Peter Robinson (Fedora project volunteer) then started an icedtea-web build on ARM based on the above, which went fine. … Continue reading

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IcedTea-Web 1.1.5 released!

IcedTea-Web 1.1.5 is now out. It contains a couple of important bug fixes for those who wish to remain on the 1.1 line: Fixes: PR820: Firefox 10 and above crashes when LiveConnect is heavily used PR838: IcedTea-Web plugin crashes with … Continue reading

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IcedTea-Web 1.2 released!

IcedTea-Web 1.2 is finally out! My apologies for the delayed release. We found some regressions when testing the final candidate and decided to hold off until everything was fixed. New features and important bug fixes include: New features: Signed JNLP … Continue reading

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IcedTea-Web 1.0.6 and 1.1.4 (security releases) released

IcedTea-Web 1.0.6 and 1.1.4 have been released. These are security fix only releases and address a security issue classified as having moderate impact. What’s new in 1.0.6 and 1.1.4: RH742515, CVE-2011-3377: IcedTea-Web: second-level domain subdomains and suffix domain SOP bypass … Continue reading

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